Microsoft Word is a part of the Office suite of products from Microsoft. Currently, Word is available on multiple platforms in addition to Windows. Office for Mac, Mobile versions for Windows Mobile 10, Android and iOS are also available. However, as the title suggests, we would be focussing on Word 2013/2016 issues on Windows 7, 8.1 & 10. Since Microsoft Word is arguably the world’s most used “word processing” software, issues can arise and that is what we are going to address in this post. Common issues such as Microsoft Word Not Opening or responding can be easily solved by following a couple of steps. Read along to know more. [Read more…]
One of the most frequently encountered issues in Microsoft Outlook 2016 is the disappearance of the Folder & Navigation panes. The Internet is flooded with similar queries and users are looking for a fix. There are no set patterns and a user can encounter this anytime, especially during launching the application. Sometimes if you forcibly quit Outlook though a hard boot or killing Outlook.exe from the task manager reproduces the problem. The good news is that there is a solution to this problem and it’s easy to fix. In this post, I am going to talk about how to fix Outlook 2016 folder navigation pane disappearance issues. [Read more…]
Outlook is arguably the world’s most used email client today. If you are reading this you are probably once of them. Are you reading this because you are stuck on the “Processing” screen? If yes, then you’ve have come to the right place. Outlook 2016 is a resource heavy email client. If not closed properly it might give you errors the next time you try to reopen it. In this post, however, I am going to talk about a popular issue that Outlook users typically face at least once. Outlook 2016 Stuck on Processing screen or it hangs or freezes. [Read more…]
How to Create Troubleshoot and Resolve PowerBI Gateway Issues
The Power BI gateway is a Windows based application which allows you to connect to your on-premises data-source. Typically, you would need to install the application on an always-on server machine in the same network where your data-sources reside which you would need to connect. Power BI has become popular in the BI world and a lot of users use the gateway app. During the process of using the gateways, Users have faced issues either installing or trying to connect to a data-source. In this post, I am going to talk about how to create troubleshoot and resolve PowerBI gateway issues. [Read more…]
List of SharePoint Server Build Numbers is an Unofficial complied list of all known SharePoint Server On Premises Releases with additional metadata information like file version, description and date released. You can quickly search the build number you are looking for from the search menu.
Introduction to Reporting in Project Online
Microsoft Project (MSP) is one of the most used Project Management tools across Enterprises and is a part of the Microsoft Office offerings. There are multiple MSP offerings, both on the client side as well as on the Server side. On the client side, we have Project Professional and Project Standard. On the Server side, we have Project Server 2013/2016 (On Premises) and Project Online (Cloud Offering). While you have complete access to Project Server Databases in the on-premises version, you only have limited OData feed access in Project Online which limits your options for custom reporting. In this post, I am going to focus on what options you have for Business Intelligence Reporting in Project Online with Power BI and Excel. [Read more…]
Microsoft Word is a document processing Software from Microsoft as a Part of the Office Suite of products. It comes with Mobile and Web apps and it is the world’s most used Word processing software. In this post, I am going to post the top shortcuts for Microsoft Word which you can use to do stuff faster. So here goes the list:
Basic Usage and Navigation
ALT+TAB Switch to the next window. ALT+SHIFT+TAB Switch to the previous window. CTRL+W or CTRL+F4 Close the active window. ALT+F5 Restore the size of the active window after you maximize it. F6 Move to a task pane from another pane in the program window. SHIFT+F6 Move to a task pane from another pane in the program window. CTRL+F6 Switch to the next window with multiple Windows. CTRL+SHIFT+F6 Switch to the previous window. CTRL+F10 Maximize or restore a selected window. PRINT SCREEN Copy a picture of the screen to the Clipboard. ALT+PRINT SCREEN Copy Selected window area to the Clipboard.
SharePoint 2016 is expected to bring a lot of new and improved features in this release, especially the ones that are already present on SharePoint Online to its On-Premises customers. There are also a list of features that has been either deprecated or removed. In the post, I am only going to talk about What BI Features are Removed in SharePoint 2016. [Read more…]
Microsoft Excel is the largest Data Analytics tool on the planet. There are no real competitors for this tool and the ones that exist are just alternatives. That being said, a special mention for Google Sheets which have evolved over the years to become a worthy competitor. With features, such as real-time collaboration, cloud-enabled setup less deployment are some of its strongest points. That being said, it becomes indeed important for excel users to able to navigate through excel using the keyboard rather than the mouse, especially for the power users. So, in the post, we publish some of the Excel 2016 keyboard shortcuts for Microsoft Office 2016. [Read more…]
If you are working with Office Documents on a daily basis, you will come across this “Security Feature” called protected view. It has been around since Office 2007 days and is still an integrated feature on Office 2016 and is enabled by default. This feature can be annoying to a lot of users who typically work in a corporate environment and is isolated from the internet. The good news is that this feature can be disabled. If you want to know how to disable protected view in office 2016, you are in the right place.